Career Breaks Travel Articles

We believe that everyone, at some point in his or her life, should travel long-term. Career breaks are quickly gaining steam around the world, and taking a career break trip is a way to re-charge, re-invent, and re-focus your life.

 
12 Career Skills That Travel Will Improve
12 Career Skills That Travel Will Improve Ever think of traveling as a way to build your resume? Mabel Lee shows you how career break trips can actually improve your skills on the job or prepare you for your next big step in the professional world.
Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack: What To Expect
Swapping Your iPhone For a Backpack: What To Expect Taking a career-gap for long-term travel can involve more lifestyle adjustment than you might think. Jo Fitzsimons shares her tips on how best to adapt in the early weeks.
Ways Round the World Trip Preparation Can Enhance Your Resume
Ways Round the World Trip Preparation Can Enhance Your Resume Long-term unemployment is a difficult mental hurdle to overcome for those considering a RTW. But a gap in employment doesn't have to hurt your resume. Tara Shubbuck details a few marketable skills that anyone has the opportunity to learn or hone before departing.
Why a Travel Break Can Be the Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make
Why a Travel Break Can Be the Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make Career breaks and sabbaticals have finally been gaining steam when even as recently as a decade ago they were thought of as career suicide. We talked to 20 people who have taken that leap to find out why they did it and how it changed their lives.
Why It’s Not Crazy for Working Professionals to Quit Their Jobs and Travel the World
Why It’s Not Crazy for Working Professionals to Quit Their Jobs and Travel the World Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you're likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you're going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.
Five Reasons to Take a Career Break
Five Reasons to Take a Career Break You're stuck in the 9-5, fighting the cube wars day after day but you want more. Here Jennifer Miller shows us there's no reason you can't have it! Read on for five excellent reasons to hang up your dress shirt and take a year (or more) to redefine your life through a career break.
The Inside Scoop on Career Breaks
The Inside Scoop on Career Breaks Have you ever dreamed of taking a career break? If so, check out the advice of Meet, Plan, Go hosts and make your career break trip a reality.
Why a Gap Year Should Come to America
Why a Gap Year Should Come to America Career break. Sabbatical. Gap Year. These words and phrases are not unusual in most countries in the world - except the United States. Katie Aune explains why Americans are desperate need of embracing the concept of a career break.
How a Career Break Can Change Your Life
How a Career Break Can Change Your Life People take career break trips for all different reasons. Adam Seper tells his story of how his career break gave him the confidence to go down a career path that he didn't know was a possibility.
Gift Guide: 11 Gift Ideas for Career Break Travelers
Gift Guide: 11 Gift Ideas for Career Break Travelers Do you know someone planning to take a career break or gap year? Career Break guru, Sherry Ott, gives you a unique list of gift ideas that any career breakers would love. This isn't your normal travel gear list!